Colors of The Year

Sherwin Williams Oceanside SW 6496:

Navy was very popular in 2017, so say hello to this "navy with a twist": Oceanside! This bold jewel-toned color boosts creativity. Use it to cover the walls of an entire room or to add just a pop of color. Combine it with other statement colors such as coral and yellows or with other, calmer, blues.

Benjamin Moore Caliente AF-290

Red is back! This vibrant red is full of energy and exudes confidence. It is hard to keep your eyes off of this color. It evokes feelings of passion and gives off a "red carpet" vibe. Whether used as an accent wall or to cover all four walls, the color will surely excite any viewer.

Pantone Ultra Violet 18-3838

Pantone's Ultra Violet calls forth feelings of originality and ingenuity. The deep purple is full of emotion and speaks to artistic brilliance. It reminds us of artists such as Prince, David Bowie, and Jimi Hendrix. It is a cosmic color that suggests visionary thinking and going beyond the ordinary.

So there you have it! Meet the colors that design experts have predicted to be on-trend this in 2018.

What can we take away from this list? Bold is trendy.

Gone are the days of playing it safe with color!

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Dianna Scarpa